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Australia – Queensland

Benay and PeterOh I do love a wedding by the water, especially one like today’s where the sunshine isn’t out but the moody clouds make for a romantic atmosphere. Benay and Peter married on South Stradbroke Island and had the most beautiful waterside wedding. It’s got a serenity to it that eases us into a

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Nat and MarkA vintage inspired, tradition filled wedding is always a beautiful wedding to pour over and today’s wedding of Nat and Mark is no exception. Filled with Lebanese traditions, Nat and Mark’s vintage inspired wedding is certainly a treat for the eyes and senses with everything from spirited dancing, to intense emotion.Photos today are

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Molly and Nic There is nothing like a stunning beachfront wedding to gear us up for a week of wonderful weddings! Our newlyweds Molly and Nic had the most beautiful day overlooking the beach in Noosa. They love escaping to the Sunshine Coast from Brisbane every chance they get so it was the perfect play

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Latisha and BrockA wedding filled with country splendor seems the perfect way to end off this busy week on Polka Dot Bride! Twirling, fairy lights and beautifully iced cupcakes is my kind of Friday afternoon and I think it might be our newlywed’s relaxed style that has become infectious too!With a laid back country wedding,

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Holly and MatI love the unique style of the bride and groom in today’s Summer inspired wedding. It feels like I’m transported to a tropical island, but instead we’re just taking a little trip to Noosa to share in the beautiful wedding of Holly and Mat!Holly recalls the funny way they came to be. “We

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Fiona and StewThis marks a little announcement – we’re now going to be showcasing these amazing destination weddings on our specialty title Polka Dot Honeymoons. With much discussion with the lovely Ms Gingham, we figured our honeymoons blog is the perfect place – you go there to dream of your time away after the wedding

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Fiona and TroyI love this afternoon’s Brisbane wedding. It’s a lovely mix of classic touches with whimsical romance. The couple injected a lot of little details to make their hotel ballroom reception theirs – from printed handkerchiefs to special ceremony moments.Fiona remembers how she met her husband. “We met in high school at the tender

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I love showing off a beautiful wedding video after we’ve shown the photographs. It’s like the icing on the cake for a beautiful wedding. Lauren and Joshua’s friend Alex Ball of Infinite Possibilities shot their wedding day on film and the couple have allowed me to share it with you today! 

Lauren and JoshuaI love to end off the week on Polka Dot Bride with something local, so when this lovely Australian wedding (Montville to be precise) popped into my inbox I knew it was the perfect way to end another week of gorgeous inspiration on Polka Dot Bride.Today’s wedding is such a delight and the

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Athena and DariuszOne of the greatest joys of writing Polka Dot Bride is celebrating all kinds of weddings – whether it be a small backyard wedding in regional Victoria with a civil celebrant and a reception filled with handmade touches, to the larger than life celebrations filled with tradition and ceremony. The weddings I feature

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Amanda and BrettBasking in the sunshine of Hamilton Island with today’s gorgeous wedding feels like the perfect treat!Amanda explains why the couple chose the picturesque spot for their wedding inviting only 50 of their family and friends. “After almost 9 years together, Brett & I decided on Hamilton Island in the beautiful Whitsundays.  Hamilton Island

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Jane and VinA wedding filled with colour always makes me happy, like a lollipop or a musk stick in the middle of a grey winter day, a burst of colour and the surrounding wedding warms my heart. Especially when it does actually involve lollipops like today’s scrumptious delights!The story of how the newlyweds met, as

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Cindi and DavidI’m always enchanted by the melding of cultures together at wedding – the traditions which are centuries old add such a special flavour to a wedding. I love the vibe of Cindi and David’s Shanghai inspired wedding. In Cindi’s words “Our wedding in a sentence? 1920s Shanghai decadence meets cats, bunnies and DRUMS!”

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Lauren and MitchNothing is pulling me out of the winter doldrums better than beautiful waterside weddings at the moment! Especially in places which are warm and sunny like Port Douglas! Lauren and Mitch had one of those weddings you know was emotional but so much fun – you can see it on their faces The

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I’m finally, after much research and cups of tea, launching the updated rustic Queensland wedding venue list! Queensland has a beautiful array of buildings available for hire- decidedly less like a barn (or as I like to proclaim for Australians- woolshed!) but more in keeping with the tropical Queensland climate.Kenilworth Historic HomesteadLocated in the Sunshine

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